The Richmont Institute of Trauma and Recovery was proud to partner with Street Grace to host a panel on Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention at Lee University on January 15, 2019. Research shows that 20% – 25% of college women and 15% of college men are victims of forced sex during their time in college (1). Over 100 students were in attendance to hear about and discuss important issues concerning sexual assault. The panel of experts included:

Keisha Peterson– Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE)

Krista Oswalt– Assistant District Attorney at District Attorney General’s Office, Tenth Judicial District (Chattanooga, TN)

Evie West – Sergeant, Public Relations Officer – Cleveland Police Department

Dr. Vanessa Snyder– LPC, LMFT, CST, CT, Dean of Clinical Affairs, VP of Richmont Institute of Trauma & Recovery – Richmont Graduate University (Chattanooga, Atlanta)

Bob Rodgers– President, CEO – Street Grace (Atlanta, GA)

To learn more about sexual assault prevention and trauma education contact vsnyder@richmont.edu

(1) Cullen, F., Fisher, B., & Turner, M., The sexual victimization of college women (NCJ 182369). (2000). Retrieved from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice: https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/182369.pdf